PAST PROJECT AND SERVICES

Volunteer Trips to Tanzania and Kenya
In  OWI's early days, Karen took volunteers to Masailand Kenya and Tanzania to teach health and self-esteem classes to women and help out at to the El Shaddai children's home. 

Karen with Children Tanzania 2012
Karen with Children Tanzania 2012

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Karen after Church in Tanzania 2012
Karen after Church in Tanzania 2012

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Karen with Children Tanzania 2012
Karen with Children Tanzania 2012

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Providing Immigrant and Refugee Services in Spokane, WA

To assist the growing population of resettled refugees and immigrants in the area, OWI coordinated clothing and school supply drives, Christmas carnivals/ book fairs, and life skills classes. In addition, OWI provided service learning opportunities for WSU nursing students by hosting health classes, personal hygiene classes,  and flu shot clinics.   

Hosting Cultural Celebrations and Parent Teacher Forums in Spokane, WA

In partnership with Spokane Public Schools, OWI hosted cultural celebrations to highlight the heritages of refugee students. In addition, OWI coordinated parent forums with translators and enlisted university students as tutors for refugee families.

African Celebration Flyer
African Celebration Flyer

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Somali Students at celebration (2011
Somali Students at celebration (2011

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Marshallese Celebration Flyer
Marshallese Celebration Flyer

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African Celebration Flyer
African Celebration Flyer

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International Women's Tea Socials (Spokane, WA)

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